These sites contain information on York, William Clark’s slave on the Corps of Discovery. York was the first African American to cross what is now the United States from coast to coast. Includes several journal entries which refer to York during the expedition. There is information about a future statue to honor York in Louisville. An eThemes Resource on the Lewis and Clark Expedition is linked.
Learn about Corps of Discovery led by Lewis and Clark and their journey that began in Missouri. View the Louisiana Purchase and other documents from that time period. Includes an eMINTS WebQuest on Lewis and Clark as well as a video from the Finding Missouri: Our History and Heritage series.